Congratulations to Dr. J. David Johnson, a recipient of the University Research Professorship Award for 2017-2018. The UK Board of Trustees established the University Research Professorships in 1976 to recognize outstanding research achievements. Dr. Johnson has produced a body of work that has greatly influenced the field of organizational communication and has made a public impact, with 87 refereed articles, four book chapters, and nine published books. Johnson is among the top three most cited professors in the College of Communication and Information. He has received grants from the National Cancer Institute and National Association of Broadcasters. To learn more about the University Research Professorships, click here.